🇺🇸Vermont State Electric Bike Laws
Come on. Start your cycling journey. Before your ride, please read this post about Vermont State Electric Bike Laws before your ride.
The state of Vermont (VT) defines electric bikes as any bicycle or tricycle with fully operable pedals and equipped with a motor that has a power output of not more than 1,000w or 1.3 horsepower; and in itself is capable of producing a top speed of no more than 20 mph on a paved level surface when ridden by an operator who weighs 170 pounds.
The state of Vermont does not have licensing and registration requirements for electric bikes.
The state of Vermont (VT) defines electric bikes as any bicycle or tricycle with fully operable pedals and equipped with a motor that has a power output of not more than 1,000w or 1.3 horsepower.
A person under 16 years of age can’t ride a motor-assisted bicycle on a highway in Vermont.
Helmets are required for bike riders under 16 years old.
Electric bikes are not defined in Vermont and should be ridden in accordance with traditional bicycle laws. Bikes may be ridden on roadways, bike lanes and bike paths. Bicycles may not be ridden on sidewalks, interstates and turnpikes.
Laws and policies can change at any time rendering the above information outdated and non-applicable. TOMEBIKE strongly encourages checking with City, County, State and other local agencies for the most recent laws governing the proper, legal use of electric bicycles in your area.